Marshawn Lynch’s numbers (19 touches, 92 yards) in his Raiders’ debut in the team’s 26-16 Week 1 win at Tennessee were above average. His presence alone in Oakland’s backfield? It was immeasurable.
Thanks to young gun Derek Carr, the Raiders broke out as a playoff team last year. To turn the corner into AFC title contender, they needed a little more moxie.
The Texans’ final preseason game, originally scheduled for Thursday in Houston against the Cowboys, initially was moved to Arlington, Texas, because of conditions in Houston but then was canceled altogether Wednesday morning.
The Texans returned Wednesday to Houston from Dallas-Fort Worth, where players and personnel had been since Sunday because of the storm.
Game Womens DeShone Kizer Jersey In lieu of the preseason game, the Cowboys say they will practice from 6-7:30 p.m. local time while also conducting a telethon to raise money for flood relief. The practice, closed to the public, and telethon will be carried live on local TV.
During the practice, fans are encouraged to call in and speak directly to current members of the Cowboys team, who will be accepting donation pledges, the team said in its announcement. Dallas Cowboys alumni will also be manning the phones.
J.J. Watt already has been a big winner off the field in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, but you can bet he’s been itching to get back on the field and inspire Houstonians even more. This game is all about defense, as Watt adds to a terrorizing Texans group and the Jags jump to another level. There’s no way Watt lets up on Blake Bortles in the most important opener in franchise history. Texans win 23-10 and cover the spread.
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